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9 Tips to Help Special Education Teachers and Classroom Teachers Collaborate

By Andrew Hawk The evolution of public education in America has prompted the need for collaboration between colleagues in public schools. This is especially true regarding special education and classroom teachers. For two years in a row, the Department of … Continue reading

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10 Mindfulness Ideas for Stress Awareness Month

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. It was just over three years ago, after a head-on collision left me broken both physically and emotionally, that I learned by … Continue reading

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Ten Things I Wish I Had Known When I Was a Preservice Teacher

By Andrew Hawk Years ago, I attended a multiple-day workshop on how to mentor first-year teachers. A large portion of the training called on the participants to reflect on their first year of teaching. We (there were about thirty of … Continue reading

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Recovering from a Terrible Day at School: How to Help Students Relax, Reflect, and Return

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. It’s hard to think about rebounding from one of those days during which nothing seems to go your way without remembering Judith … Continue reading

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6 Things Students Need to Build Resilience

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner.  Perhaps you’ve seen the graphic that shows a straight line pointing up that reads, “What I planned.” Adjacent to the linear forward progress … Continue reading

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